Overcast
65°FOvercastFull Forecast

Train strikes bridge in Cicero, causes long delays along line

Published: Monday, June 23, 2014 11:56 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:38 a.m. CDT

CICERO – A freight train struck a bridge near Cicero Avenue and 26th Street at about 5 a.m. Monday.

The incident caused long delays for commuters on the BNSF Metra Line, according to news reports. Service was stopped along the entire line for one hour, before trains were allowed to operate again along a single track.

A train also struck a car in Hinsdale Monday morning, causing further delays, according to media reports.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Suburban Life Media.

Reader Poll

Is Donald Trump a serious candidate for president?
Yes, I'd vote for him
No, he's doing it for publicity
Yes, but I won't vote for him
I'm undecided